Pre-Sales Solution Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom · Sales


Team: Commercial / Sales & Marketing

Location: London, UK

Ably is a tech company that provides developer tools and infrastructure for the realtime internet. Chatting on WhatsApp, hailing an Uber, asking Alexa what the weather will be like tomorrow - all of these things rely on complex software and infrastructure. This is what Ably provides.

Here’s just a few things our platform powers: HubSpot’s chat and collaboration products, live score updates for millions of Australian Open tennis fans, and live transit updates for three million Chicagoans.

In the near future, Autonomous Vehicles, IoT devices (e.g. connected fridges or environment sensors), and AI-powered experiences will be the norm. But new infrastructure is required to power it all.

Working at Ably means helping to build that infrastructure and shape the future.

To see what life’s like at Ably, check out our careers page at

In this role

As a Pre-Sales Solution Engineer, you will act as a trusted advisor to prospective customers. You will be working closely with the Sales team who will rely on your technical and product expertise throughout the sales cycle. You will be an integral part of the success for both Ably and our customers by conducting technical exploration and qualification, providing architectural / integration advice, delivering product demonstrations and PoCs, and resolving technical configuration issues.

As a passionate technologist and Ably advocate, you will connect the dots between our technical solution and the business value for the customer.

Through your conversations with prospects and clients you will also play a key role connecting market feedback and insight to our Product Mgt team.

As a Pre-sales Solution Engineer you’ll support the continued growth of the Ably and will play a key role in shaping our success.

Responsibilities include:


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What’s it like to work at Ably?

Ably is entering a new phase of growth led by an experienced senior team from the likes of Econsultancy and ThoughtWorks. You’ll be part of a successful, highly motivated, and extremely collaborative team.

To provide the infrastructure required for the next generation of the internet, to tell the world about it, and to support everyone inside Ably to do so we hire people who are ready and capable of taking on challenging problems in a high-growth environment.

We want to work in a company of inclusive people who treat each other well. We’re building a company with a diverse set of people who value:


Ably has a culture that values employee freedom and responsibility. Apply to talk to us to see if this role on an impactful and collaborative team is right for you.

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